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How to Write Flash Fiction

25 August, 2021 @ 18:30 - 20:00

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An event every week that begins at 18:30 on Wednesday, repeating until 25 August, 2021

Flash Fiction also known as micro-fiction is a short, succinct and snappy form of fiction writing. In this 2-part course with writer and lecturer, Charlotte Baker participants will explore and establish what is meant by flash fiction and its current prevalence in the literary world, and look at the various opportunities that exist for publishing flash fiction, its benefits to our writing style and other potential pieces of work.

Participants will then have the opportunity to create and develop their own flash fiction pieces by the end of the course.

By the end of the course, you will…

– Gain an understanding of what flash fiction is

– Explore potential publishing options for flash fiction

– Find out how flash fiction benefits your writing style and your other writing projects

– Create a few pieces of flash fiction

About Charlotte Baker

Charlotte Baker is an author, associate lecturer, and PhD student with an interest in crime and horror. She has over forty publications. Charlotte spends her time with family, drinking coffee, walking, and conversing with the various monsters that float around her imagination.

Book your place

This course will take place online on Wednesday 18th & Wednesday 25th August @ 6.30pm – 8.30pm. Tickets cost £24 for NWS Members and £30 for general admission. Book your place, or to find out more about joining NWS, head to our membership page.


This session will be delivered online via Zoom. Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing service you can use to virtually meet with others – either by video or audio-only or both. A user manual containing access instructions and a link will be sent out to you shortly before the workshop. You will need an internet connection and a computer with either a built-in camera or webcam and a built-in microphone/speaker.


25 August, 2021
18:30 - 20:00
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Nottingham Writers’ Studio
25 Hockley
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1FH United Kingdom
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